Welcome to The Makehouse!
The Makehouse is a creative oasis for sewing and textile lovers in Victoria BC.
This one-of-a-kind design shop/studio offers a diverse range of workshops and community events. People of all ages learn new skills in an inspiring and welcoming atmosphere. At The Makehouse, you can meet new friends who love to share stories and ideas or find the perfect button or trim for your latest creation. Take a break from the digital world and get tactile!
Jenny Ambrose, creator of The Makehouse, has a passion for fashion. She embodies a lifestyle built around sewing, textiles, education, and the arts. Her creative work fuses practical and artistic skills. Jenny challenges and encourages people to be more independent and embrace their individual creativity. The Makehouse is more than a sewing studio. It’s a space where participation, life and creativity are passionately celebrated every day.
The Makehouse: Sew There!